One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health is seeking a dynamic and energetic PRN INTAKE COUNSELOR
Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health offers a 108 Bed Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital for Acute Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders. We offer both inpatient and outpatient services. Services are offered for adolescents, adults and seniors.
PRN Intake Counselor
Key Responsibilities include :
PRN Intake Counselor, Overnight Weekday and Overnight Weekend Shifts- This position is responsible for coordinating admissions for inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and A&D services on overnight shifts. The Intake Counselor will interact with numerous customers to include members of the community, patients, family members and staff to efficiently and professionally coordinate admissions.
Maintain a professional working relationship with referral sources
Respond promptly and professionally to inquiries regarding admissions to the hospital
Manage occupancy levels and coordinate the date and time of admissions
Work with members of the multidisciplinary team communicating information needed to maximize good customer service
Coordinate the admissions process including insurance pre-authorization for admission.
Schedule and facilitate assessments in the lobby
Complete the admission assessment and packet as well as precertification with the payer.
Maintain screening and waiting lists
Maintain an up-to-date database of medical professionals, mental health contacts, referral sources and community resources
Maintain patient confidentiality pursuant to Federal, State and HIPAA regulations